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Padilla: Filipino achievers stamp supremacy in international sports
By Nars Padilla, Sun.Star Baguio, 05 Mar 2011
SINCE Nonito Donaire Jr. captured the World Boxing Organization and the World Boxing Council bantamweight championship belts two weeks ago, three more of our "kababayans" joined the leaderboard after topping their respective sports discipline. Nonito "The Filipino Flash," won convincingly his third Read Full Story >>>
Judah Hopes to Regain Title
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 05 Mar 2011
While Saul Alvarez attempts to win his first major world title on HBO tonight, a man who is no stranger to having belts around his waist, Zab Judah, faces Kaiser Mabuza for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title all the way across the country in the small room at the Prudential Center in Newark, N Read Full Story >>>
Head to head: Alvarez vs. Hatton
By Doug Fischer, RingTV.com, 05 Mar 2011
SAUL ALVAREZ vs. MATTHEW HATTON
When: Saturday, March 5
Where: Anaheim, Calif. (Honda Center)
TV: HBO Boxing After Dark, 10:30 pm. ET (live) / 10:30 p.m. PT (delayed)
Weight: Junior middleweight (150-pound catch weight)
Title(s) at stake: WBC
Also on the card: Daniel Ponce de Leon Read Full Story >>>
Ricky Hatton reveals advice to Matthew
By James Robson, Manchester Evening News, 05 Mar 2011
Ricky Hatton admits he tried to talk brother Matthew out of the biggest fight of his life.
European welterweight champion Matthew takes on Saul Alvarez for the vacant WBC light-middleweight title in California.
But former two-weight world champion the Hitman warned him against it before the WB Read Full Story >>>
David Haye has a terrific chance against Wladimir Klitschko
By Barry McGuigan, mirror.co.uk, 05 Mar 2011
So, it's back on. Amen to that.
After Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jnr the fight between David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko is the biggest in boxing.
Haye has finally accepted the July 2 date by stepping down from a scheduled bout in May.
This leaves Klitschko to deal with Derek Chiso Read Full Story >>>
Playboy Mansion to host boxing fundraiser
By Marv Dumon, Examiner.com, 05 Mar 2011
Boxing - The sport heats up in the first half of 2011 with "A Night of Knockouts" at Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles on May 20, 2011. Female boxer Mia St. John Read Full Story >>>
Video: The long-awaited reconciliation: Donaire Family
By Granville Ampong, Examiner.com, 05 Mar 2011
Casual Talk from Hollywood, California - If Rachel Donaire thinks that when we, the media, had touched on the topic centering on the controversy of the father and son, Nonito Read Full Story >>>
Buhay Boksingero: A Foothold for Greatness
By Kenneth Ragpala, Filipino Boxing Journal, 05 Mar 2011
Cebu City, Philippines – Boxing is a mean and brutal sport. And to dominate in a sport where beating others and getting beat by others is the norm, one has to be in his best shape possible – physically, mentally, and emotionally. Few have the correct notion of what it is like to be a prizefighter. F Read Full Story >>>
Arum, King come together for common goal
L.A. Daily News, 05 Mar 2011
It's comical to hear the way promoters Bob Arum and Don King are engaging in somewhat of a lovefest after being so sour toward one another for decades.
The two on Thursday hosted a conference call promoting next Saturday's junior middleweight title fight between champion Miguel Cotto of Puerto R Read Full Story >>>
Ibf bout a battle to stay near top
By George Willis, New York Post, 05 Mar 2011
WINNING a world boxing title doesn't carry the same cache it once did -- with all the various sanctioning bodies, fractured weight divisions, and interim, diamond, silver and every other color of belt holder claiming to be a champion.
Though the IBF junior welterweight championship will be at st Read Full Story >>>
Saul Alvarez, another paper champion in boxing
By Ricardo Lois, Examiner.com, 05 Mar 2011
Anaheim - There is much controversy going into Saturday night’s bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Matthew Hatton - centering on the legitimacy of the World Boxing Council Read Full Story >>>
Five big fights on the horizon, five bold predictions
By Albert Alvarez, Diamond Boxing, 05 Mar 2011
Wladimir Klitschko vs David Haye- Interesting fight with lots of action, but I see Klitschko being too much for Haye. Haye will have his moments and will flash that speed on Wlad, but will Haye be able to come in enough to make his shots count? I don’t feel that Haye will be able to make an adjustme Read Full Story >>>
THE REMATCH: ERIC MOREL VS. MARTIN CASTILLO II SET FOR APRIL 1
PhilBoxing.com, 05 Mar 2011
"SÓLO BOXEO TECATE" BRINGS THE MATCH AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN INDIO, CALIF.
Plus Local Hero Randy Caballero To Fight In Co-Featured Bout
LOS ANGELES, March 4 - Since 2004, the only man to beat f Read Full Story >>>
Atlas Gives Mosley Slim Chance Against Pacquiao
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, 05 Mar 2011
Shane Mosley appeared on ESPN's Friday Night Fights, in a taped session with Brian Kenny.
Mosley was asked about fighters who kept going when they didn't have a lot left, and what he'd need to feel to know he didn't have it anymore. He said he'd need to lose his desire to fight, that would would Read Full Story >>>
Exclusive: Shane Mosley Training in Big Bear, Ca, for Pacquiao Fight
By Elie Seckbach, ESNews, 05 Mar 2011
EsNewsReporting takes you to Big Bear, Ca, where Sugar Shane Mosley is training for his fight against Manny Pacquiao. Mosley tells EsNewsReporting that people shouldn’t underestimate the match. ” I’m going to be the hardest fighter he fought in his whole life . He’s never going to fight a guy like Read Full Story >>>
Kamil Laszczyk Scores Second Round TKO Over Emil Brooks, Wins Pro Debut
PhilBoxing.com, 05 Mar 2011
NEW YORK (March 4, 2011) - Six-time Polish national amateur champion Kamil Laszczyk of Wroclaw, Poland made March 4 a date to remember, as he scored a second round TKO over Emil Brooks (0-3) of Buffalo, NY to win his professional debut at the Cordon Bleu Banquet Hall in Woodhaven, NY.
The time of Read Full Story >>>
Saul Alvarez-Matthew Hatton weigh-in: have the scales tipped in the Brit's favour?
By Danny Flexen, BoxingNews, 05 Mar 2011
I CAN understand why people skip weigh-ins. The process is often viewed as a formality, the mostly ceremonial and uneventful stop-gap between the last words uttered and first punches thrown. But with so much attention in the build-up to Saul Alvarez-Matthew Hatton centred around weight, when the pai Read Full Story >>>
Fighters take different routes to title match
By Robert Morales, Whittier Daily News, 05 Mar 2011
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is only 20, yet he has begun to take the boxing world by storm.
Particularly in his native Mexico, Alvarez is a hot commodity. According to his promotional company, Golden Boy Promotions, he gets incredible television ratings there.
It's been quite different for Matthew Read Full Story >>>
February in Review: Donaire unknown no longer after KO win
By Bryan Armen Graham, Sports Illustrated, 05 Mar 2011
He stood over the battered body of WBC/WBO bantamweight champion Fernando Montiel, arms raised, legs pumping his body into the air like a reflex. Indeed, this was Nonito D Read Full Story >>>
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini at 50: 'I was like Manny Pacquiao but on smaller scale'
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, 05 Mar 2011
Certain celebrity names and words then attached to them just do not fit.
For example, Charlie Sheen and "abstinence" do not seem to belong paired in the same sentence, para Read Full Story >>>